According to William Cane, author of The Birth Order Book of Love, "birth order explains how sibling rank (firstborn, middleborn, lastborn, only child) affects personality” and how you interact with others, both socially and romantically.
(Fun fact: first born/only children make up more than half of all US Presidents.) The downside?That youngest kids are going to remain the babies in the family?And if so, what would any of this have to do with dating and relationships?And birth-order specialists tend to agree; they maintain that one of the most successful long-term relationship combos is Firstborn/Lastborn. Which means this pair is doing their taxes but not each other. When babies of families hook up together, you can imagine that there’s going to be a lot of napping. A final not-so-ideal match is an Only Child female with an Only Child male. So, take everything I’ve said with a grain of pixie dust, or, better yet, go have yourself a t-shirt made that proclaims, across the chest, where you fall in your family.So, in addition to cheap wine, my husband and I’ve got that going for us. Studies suggest that if you’re an oldest child who wants to team up with another oldest child, you’re better off opening an accounting firm than getting hitched. I mean, I may be a dorky Firstborn, but I’m thinking that’s a supercool way to meet your match.